The near future of musicals in London is still not entirely clear but 2021 is already preparing us with some surprises, among them the new musical based on the film series “Back to the Future”.
More on this page: the latest information about other musicals for the 2021 season. Hairspray, Frozen, Sister act (with Whoopi Goldberg!), Moulin Rouge, Joseph, Dr. Who, and more.
Back To The Future – The Musical, London
“Back to the Future – the musical” was written by the original creators of the films: Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale.
This production of the musical “Back to the Future” first performed in early 2020 in Manchester (for a limited run), and received great reviews from both the audiences and critics that some of them though it is the best theatre show in the UK.
“Back to the future – the musical” is expected to run in London for a long time as a huge production with some special effects.
A short trailer of the production in London can be seen in the following video:
Another interesting video was made during the quarantine period, in which the actors and the orchestra performed a song from the musical from their homes:
Tickets for the musical Back to the Future
The musical Back to the Future will show from May 14, 2021, at the Adelphi Theater in the Covent Garden area on Strand Street.
New musicals in London 2021
More fascinating new productions coming up in London are:
Doctor Who: Time Fracture
Another theatrical experience based on the science fiction series that ran for many years on the BBC.
Expected to be an extraordinary experience.
Tickets for show dates from February 2021.
The musical Moulin Rouge
An extravagant musical that succeeded on Broadway and will be released for the first time in London in March 2021. Tickets not yet on sale (we will update)
The musical Cinderella
The new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber will air in April 2021, tickets are already on sale by October 2021.
Hairspray The Musical – London 2021
Hairspray Returns to London to the Coliseum Hall with Michael Ball. tickets are on sale for performances from April 2021 to the end of August 2021.
The musical Frozen Frozen
The musical Frozen is the new Disney hit in London joining Lion King and Mary Poppins.
Frozen performed before the Coronavirus period in New York and from April 2021 it will be in London.
Sister act The musical
Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders are staring in the Sister act.
This is a rare opportunity to see Whoopi Goldberg on stage.
Most importantly, Tickets are sold for a limited time run from July 20, 2021, to August 29, 2021, tickets are quite expensive but they are snatched, In other words, it could be the best theatre in London, don’t miss it.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – London 2021
Following the success of last summer, Joseph will return in July 2021 until September 2021 to the London Palladium Theater again this time with Jason Donovan, tickets are already on sale in London theatre direct, Lovethetre, and Encore tickets.
Long run musicals and theater performances in London 2021
Various shows in London are starting to slowly return to the stages with social distance in the audience.
Jesus Christ Superstar and the musical Sleepless are already running.
The mousetrap will run from the end of October.
In November, Wicked, The play that goes wrong, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, SIX, and Matilda will reopen the doors.
Later in 2021, Mamma Mia, The Book of Mormon, Les Miserables, and The Lion King and more are coming back.